Crantford Samples

Crant Samples didn't sing or play an instrument, but he surely loved country music. In 1970 he and M.L. "Shorty" Hamby, both Forsyth County natives, set out to establish Lanierland Music Park on a section of Samples' 100-plus-acre farm in Cumming. Read the news obituary.

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 29, 2012